Review: Zali Luna: Movie Star by Emma Jamvold

Posted March 6, 2015 by Tina in Reviews / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Review: Zali Luna: Movie Star by Emma JamvoldZali Luna: Movie Star by Emma Jamvold
on January 28th 2015
Genres: Young Adult
Pages: 161
Format: eARC
Source: Author
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4 Stars

Librarian's Note: this is an alternate cover edition - ASIN: B00SUMUQ9A
Sixteen-year-old school girl Zali Luna has just been cast in her first Very Big Movie. But while going to Sydney and working with her gorgeous, world famous co-star Oliver Lamond is a dream come, Zali also has a very big problem. She's pretty sure that she's the only sixteen-year-old girl in the world who hasn't been kissed, and soon she's going to have to kiss Oliver on screen. Zali's determined to get some kissing practice in before the big day, but there's her malicious rival, child star Emma Small to contend with, and then there's Harry, who may have feelings for Zali that go deeper than just friendship.
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My Review: 

Emma Jamvold contacted me about reviewing her novella and provided me with an ebook copy in exchange for an honest review.

Zali Luna is 16 and about to start in her first big film called “Vampyre” alongside Oliver Lamond. What an amazing opportunity right? Zali will be able to kiss Oliver. How many girls would love that opportunity? The problem is Zali has never been kissed, and now she’s going to have to kiss Oliver on film. Her first kiss forever on film. Will they realize she’s never been kissed?

Zali is now on a mission to get her first kiss over with before the big moment with Oliver on film. She tries to kiss one of her classmates but turned out to be a disaster. So then she turns to her driver Henry who seems to be interested in her so hopefully she can kiss him to get it over with.

Zali reminded me of the sixteen year old me, thinking the world revolved around me. It was nice to see Zali grow out of her self-absorb ways and mature into a young adult. It also took you through the process of filming a movie which was really wonderful because I was able to picture everything Zali described.

The book read like a diary to me which I loved because you could really get inside Zali’s head as she is filming and trying to get her first kiss over with. The book was an easy read, the perfect book to get you out of your reading slump and take you back to when you were a teenager. If you are a teenager now, then this book will show you just how to deal with your first kiss.

4 Stars